Hudson Valley Local

May 17, 2015

Fantastic Toy Stores in Westchester County NY

What could be more fun than going to a toy store? In Westchester we certainly have some terrific ones. What makes our toy stores in Westchester so great is that they are enthusiastic about being a part of the community. Some of them have been making children smile for generations ...

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April 12, 2015

Interview with Hudson Valley Photographer Jess Deitz

If you are active on the Hudson Valley facebook and twitter pages, you have probably seen some amazing photos, especially of nature and wildlife, by Jess Deitz. Not only is she a professional photographer, she is also the owner of a landscaping company. It was a privilege to get to interview ...

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April 8, 2015

Best High Schools in Westchester NY and the Hudson Valley

Education website recently ranked the best high schools in the country. Some of the best high schools in Westchester NY made the national list. They also came up with a list of the top 100 high schools in New York State, where our Hudson Valley high schools made up more ...

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April 6, 2015

Westchester Small Business Feature: Melissa with Bronx Naturals

Here at our blog we thrive on all things local. We will be featuring local Hudson Valley and Westchester small business. Our first guest is Melissa, an entrepreneur from Yonkers with her own line of natural soy candles and massage oil company, Bronx Naturals.

The Bronx Naturals

Hi, Melissa! Why and when did you start ...

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March 19, 2015

Turn the Pages with Your Children at the Voracious Reader in Larchmont


Step in to the Voracious Reader bookstore in Larchmont and one thing is for certain – you are among people who love children’s books! This children’s bookstore attracts families from all over Westchester County to enjoy its books and fun events. Whether you have a reluctant reader who hesitates over ...

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March 17, 2015

Winter Views from Plum Point, New Windsor

new-windsor-plum-point3 View of the Hudson River, with the Hudson Highlands to the left, and Storm King Mountains to the right.

Last week, when we started our big melt, I found myself at New Windsor in Orange County. Along the Hudson River water front, there are tons of prime photography locations in ...

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